PG | | Action, Drama, Family
Writer Robert Mark Kamen wanted Daniel to be "a wimp with a chip on his shoulder."
Ah, Daniel-san, come inside! Come inside!
Daniel has cuts and scrapes (from getting beaten up the day before) during the "wax on, wax off" scene at Mr. Miyagi's house. His wounds disappear when he and Ali go to Golf N' Stuff and reappear the next day in time for the "sand the floor" scene at Mr. Miyagi's.
The edited-for-TV versions are heavily edited for drugs and violence. The scene where Johnny is rolling a joint in a cubicle is snipped, and we just see Daniel feeding the hose through the top of the door. Many of the fight scenes are clipped, cutting away most of the action and actual punches are not shown. The final move by Daniel is shown, but the immediate reaction of Johnny (and his rolling on the floor in pain) is not
$5,031,753 24 June 1984